Posts tagged Thaidene Nene
How Indigenous Peoples Are Protecting North America’s Bird Nursery

On this International Migratory Bird Day, my thoughts are drawn to the places many of the birds passing though my backyard are headed: the Boreal Forest. Known as North America’s Bird Nursery, the boreal attracts up to 3 billion migratory birds each spring. Most boreal bird nesting grounds are sustained by Indigenous Peoples.

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Hill Times: Investing in Indigenous conservation delivers major social and environmental benefits

Australia shows how much can be achieved when governments make long-term investments in Indigenous Protected Areas and Indigenous land management.

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Report Confirms Indigenous Peoples Can Help Canada Meet International Conservation Goals

Indigenous governments across the country are working to create protected areas that will sustain animals, plants, waters and lands for future generations. Our nations have enduring relationships with these places and caring for them helps us honour our cultural responsibility to the land.

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Budget 2018 proposes $1.3 billion for conservation; points to importance of Indigenous partnerships in reaching conservation goals

The Government of Canada has made a major investment in protecting our lands and waters for future generations. The 2018 federal budget includes a $1.3 billion allocation to meet Canada’s international commitment to protect 17 per cent of its lands and 10 percent of waters by 2020 and points to the importance of Indigenous partnerships in achieving its conservation goals.

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Indigenous Conservation in Action

Indigenous governments are caring for the land across the country. Many have embraced land use planning as a tool for determining what lands they want to protect and where they will allow development.

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